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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Covenant Family Solutions
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? If so, we welcome you to join our team -of licensed mental health providers who are passionate about helping others and committed to uplifting one another. We are currently seeking an innovative, team-focused -Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner -our new Sioux City Clinic - opening in late Summer 2023! -You will have the opportunity to work alongside award winning mental health professionals with decades of combined experience serving the mental health needs of couples, families, and individuals of all ages. Your caseload will include children, teens, and adults. Covenant Family Solutions (CFS) is an innovative provider of mental and behavioral healthcare services including therapy and medication management, for individuals, couples and families. For more information, please visit .Our Core ValuesMental health IS health. At CFS we are committed to actually making a difference by helping people to unleash their potential to become the best versions of themselves. We do this through:

  • Hard Work and Dedication. -We put in the time needed to get the job done and aren't afraid to push ourselves to go above and beyond in order to serve.
  • Continuous Improvement. -We consider it our responsibility to engage in continuous learning. We focus on improving our clinical skills and personal characteristics.
  • Excellent Care and Service. -We are dedicated to ensuring that our patients, colleagues, and all those we meet -are able to receive the support they need.
  • Support and Uplift. -We care about each others' well-being and provide compassionate support and encouragement to all those we meet.Our Ideal Team MemberAside from a natural compassion and empathy for others, we are seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that has the following skills and experience to best serve those in our care. -
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification.
    • Board Certified to prescribed psychotropic medications in Iowa.
    • Training and experience in treating patients with mental health disorders (preferred candidate will have a minimum two years of experience in prescribing mental health medications).Job Responsibilities
      • Provide high quality individual psychiatric medication management to assist in increasing patient's quality of life.
      • Provide education to patients and their families on the medications and appropriate usage.
      • Evaluate patients' physical or mental condition, based on review of patient information, including assessing patients for suicide and other self-harm, as well as harm to others.
      • Collaborate with other staff members to perform highest quality care for each patient.
      • Collaborate with physicians, clinicians, and other professionals to ensure collaborative care approach when deemed necessary.
      • Accurately fill out and maintain treatment records and reports, including federal and state mandated forms, patient diagnostic records, and progress notes within the deadlines specified in the handbook.
      • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in patients' status.
      • Evaluate the effectiveness of medication for each patient of their identified problems and moving towards defined goals.
      • Discuss with individual patients their plans for continued medication management if they decide to terminate care.
      • Act as patient advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
      • Learn about new developments in the medication field by reading professional literature, attending courses, workshops, and trainings.
      • Supervise graduate students/interns as needed.
      • Maintain professional liability coverage for the entire work period.
      • Participate in regular networking efforts and community engagement.
      • Engage in direct marketing activities such as leading webinars, lunch-n-learns, community presentations, etc.
      • Participate in indirect marketing efforts such as writing blogs.We See You as a Person FirstWe practice what we preach. To be the best mental health provider you can be, you need to be able to take care of yourself first. We see you and offer:
        • A Performance-Based Incentive -is offered to all providers because you matter too! We encourage you to use the bonus to practice a little self-care.
        • Flexible Schedules. -We are committed to supporting your needs as a provider and as a person. Through earned autonomy, our providers set their own schedules. This leaves plenty of time for family, friends, and personal wellness.
        • A Supportive Team. We recognize the toll that being a mental health provider can take. That is why one of our core values is to support and uplift one another through tough times while also celebrating achievements.
        • A Comprehensive Benefits Package including health, vision, and dental Insurance, vacation benefits, 401k retirement savings account, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, and EAP services for employees.Having the Right Tools and Support MatterNothing stinks more than wanting to serve those in your care and being stuck under a mountain of paperwork and -inefficient processes or working yourself to burnout while being underpaid. Starting with beautiful office space with -updated furnishings, we provide:
          • Excellent Pay. You worked hard to develop -your skills as a mental health provider and deserve to be paid accordingly. We offer a generous compensation package based on experience.
          • Reasonable Expectations. -Overworked providers are rarely their best selves. We value you as a person and encourage balance. Our expectations are designed with you in mind.
          • Supervision and Collaboration. -Our team-based culture emphasizes the importance of integrated care and case collaboration.
          • Administrative Support. We offer in-house support for building your caseload, insurance billing, and the patient intake process.
          • Easy-to-Use EHR System with Computer and IT Support. We have carefully customized our EHR system to take the stress (and time) out of documentation.
          • Administrative Support Staff. From accounting to billing to marketing and administrative support, you can focus on providing care and not worry about the "behind-the-scenes" work.
          • CEU Stipend. One of our core values is to engage in continuous learning. We offer an annual continuous learning stipend to make ensure you are able to continue to grow as a healthcare provider.We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerCFS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Powered by JazzHR

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